All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'